Mining its database of 20 million college grads, LinkedIn identified alumni of these schools as founders of the most companies with 10 or more employees.
Richard Fairbank (B.A. ’72, M.B.A. ’81) is the founder and CEO of Capital One Financial. (2011 revenue: $18.5 billion).
According to a 2011 report from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, as of 2006 there were 25,600 active companies founded by MIT alumni, employing approximately 3.3 million people.
Harvard has produced 10 self-made billionaires, more than any other school on this list.